[Spice-devel] [Qemu-devel] spicevmv chardev, guest agents and paravirtual mouse
kraxel at redhat.com
Thu Jan 13 01:12:34 PST 2011
>>> The VDAgentMouseState messages have one problem: They send the pointer
>>> position as-is, which introduces a dependency on the screen size.
> Yeah, if we could get rid of that, that would be great. We could even
> introduce a new mouse message type to the existing spice vdagent protocol
> and use capabilities to switch between the 2.
I'd rather go straight to the paravirtual mouse. spice can use both
vdagent and usual qemu input devices such as usb tablet to route mouse
events, so the switchover should be relatively painless and also
completely independent from the agent design.
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